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Software's Classic Mistakes--2008

In 2007 my colleagues at Construx Software and I updated the list of classic mistakes from my 1996 book Rapid Development. Throughout 2007 we conducted a survey to determine the frequency and severity of these classic mistakes. In other words, we wanted to get a more quantitative sense of just how "classic" these classic mistakes are. More than 500 people responded to the survey. The majority of them were involved with web and business systems. A significant minority were...

  1. Posted on May 13, 2008 11:43:AM by Steve McConnell to 10x Software Development
  2. Management, classic mistakes, white paper, survey, Articles